Two University of Wisconsin Oshkosh journalism alumni have made their marks in their profession while also finding time to give back to their communities.
She leads a line of business for Comcast Xfinity’s paid social media activation and credits her mother’s salon for sparking her social media interest.
“My passion for social media stems from working at my mother’s salon,” Ly said.
Her time spent at JASC allowed her to hone in on her creative skills for organic social media activation and resource development outreach to local Chicago businesses for in-kind donations for fundraisers.
“That rich training ground at a Fortune 100 employer, along with my journalism and graduate school work, gave me the confidence and skills to birth my own writing company.”Purcell launched her business Writing by Design in 2006.